Virgin taking Christ to School, Frauenkirche, Esslingen

The Virgin Taking Christ to School

Choir, bay 3, Frahenkirche, Esslingen, c.1320

It seems that nothing changes! Here is a fourteenth-century image of the Virgin dragging a recalcitrant little Christ to school. She has him by the wrist, and looks humourously severe, while he resists, dragging his lunchbag behind him.

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